Irishman Arrested For Cannabis Hidden In Chili Peppers

An Irish man in his 20s is facing charges after police in Ireland discovered more than 2 million euros ($2.3 million) of hidden in boxes of courgettes and hot chili peppers, reported the Irish Examiner.

The haul was discovered after reports of “unusual activity” were called in from County Laois (Leinster province). When the Gardaí (Irish police) officers responded and then proceeded to search a nearby storage facility and the surrounding area, they found pallets containing boxes of vegetables — hot chili peppers to be precise — that had previously been unloaded from a truck.

As the Gardaí dug through boxes, they came upon 266,759 pounds of  worth an estimated …

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